Ade Kipades is a surrealist abstract artist. His work is an expression of a metaphysical dialogue that exists between his subconscious mind and his exterior world. Ade qualified as a commercial illustrator, later leaving the industry to apply his design skills to ceramic crafts and fine-art painting. He has lived in Italy where he was able to expand the knowledge of his craft and exhibit his work in group exhibitions and art fairs across the country. Since his return from living abroad, he has held three solo exhibitions and participated in numerous group exhibitions. His artwork can be found in both national and international private collections.